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I had Ubuntu 13.10 installed on my laptop. After I upgraded windows, I tried to get grub back through Boot Repair via these commands mentioned here:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair && sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair

But when I run first command I get this error:

Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair'.
Please check that the PPA name or format is correct.

what's the problem?

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I would suggest you to do in termial:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair

and then do :

 sudo apt-get update

if it doesn't work I would suggest you to add it manually in apt-get

nano /etc/apt/source.list.d/yannubuntu-boot-repair-saucy.list

and write this :

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/yannubuntu/boot-repair/ubuntu saucy main

then save it and update:

sudo apt-get update

I hope it works for you!

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